Who Were the Ancestors of Native Americans? A Lost People in Siberia, Scientists Say
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Ancient DNA Reveals Complex Story of Human Migration Between Siberia and North America
Two studies greatly increase the amount of information we have about the peoples who first populated North America—from the Arctic to the Southwest U.S.
“the people who live in a place today often have little genetic connection to those who lived there thousands of years ago.”
In his book, Reich writes (page 82): "...Native Americans derive about a third of their ancestry from the Ancient North Eurasians, and the remainder from East Asians. It is this major mixture that explains why Europeans are genetically closer to Native Americans than they are to East Asians."